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The Burren

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4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
11 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Situated 25 miles south of Belfast, with panoramic views across Dundrum Bay to the Mountains of Mourne, the Burren is a spacious four bedroom house offering luxurious accommodation for up to 11 people. It is perfectly located to provide easy access to a wide range of activities, including world renowned golf courses, a heritage coastline, mountains and country parks of outstanding natural beauty, plus unmissable festivals and fairs. Set in just under an acre of secure grounds and with private access to Tyrella Beach, the house is ideal for children and adults alike. It has been designed and equipped to deliver comfort and relaxation – rooms are spacious, beds are generous and the living areas encourage leisurely lunches, slow suppers and roaring fires. Fast facts: • Sleeps 11 • 4 bedroom...Situated 25 miles south of Belfast, with panoramic views across Dundrum Bay to the Mountains of Mourne, the Burren is a spacious four bedroom house offering luxurious accommodation for up to 11 people. It is perfectly located to provide easy access to a wide range of activities, including world renowned golf courses, a heritage coastline, mountains and country parks of outstanding natural beauty, plus unmissable festivals and fairs. Set in just under an acre of secure grounds and with private access to Tyrella Beach, the house is ideal for children and adults alike. It has been designed and equipped to deliver comfort and relaxation – rooms are spacious, beds are generous and the living areas encourage leisurely lunches, slow suppers and roaring fires. Fast facts: • Sleeps 11 • 4 bedrooms, 1 has step-free access • 3 bathrooms, 2 are ensuite • 2 sitting rooms with panoramic coastal views • Wi-Fi, Sky, DVD players and IPod docks • Large secure garden • Private access to beach • 6 golf clubs within 30 minutes’ drive • NITB 5* ratedMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Attached (ensuite), 1 Full bath
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About the Owner
John R
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have stayed at The Burren. Both John and Clare where very helpful at time of booking . The house itself is just perfect for our family, with room for the kids to play in safety too. Our family needed...More

Date of stay: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

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Date of stay: October 2020
Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2020

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Reviewed 20 August 2020

We love, love, love this house. A stroll on a private lane to one of the beautiful beaches in Ireland, gorgeous modern space with all mod cons and a little local, historical twist. Clear and pleasant communication with owners. We'll be back!!

Date of stay: August 2020
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2020

Carmen, With apologies for the delay in responding, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Burren. We hope you will be back again before too long and keep spreading the word about our beautiful East Down, The Ritchies

Reviewed 15 March 2020 via mobile

We have just spent a fantastic weekend in this beautiful holiday home and would highly recommend it. The location is excellent with the beach a 5 min walk away and amenities within 15 min drive. The house is fully equipped and finished to a high...More

Date of stay: March 2020
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2020

Thank you for this feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we hope you visit again before too long, John

Reviewed 15 October 2019

Throughly enjoyed our recent stay at The Burren. The house was amazing and the views from the upstairs lounge looking over the Mourne mountains were spectacular. All the rooms were really well equipped and really spacious. Thanks to John and Claire for everything , a...More

Date of stay: September 2019
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2020

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Burren. Thank you for the feedback, John

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: September 2018
Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

My friends organised my hen weekend and my only stipulations were that it was somewhere beautiful, really chilled out and a place I can relax in. The Burren was that, and more. Breathtaking birds, homely atmosphere and a very social layout of a house made...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sianers
Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

The Ritchie Family are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Burren. Congratulations on your forthcoming wedding. We wish you a wonderful Big Day !

Reviewed 14 November 2017

I would definitely recommend this house to anyone thinking of staying. The house has plenty of room for at least 10 people and has all the facilities that one needs for this type of accommodation. Two tv areas great for those with kids, wifi signal...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Thank you for your review of The Burren. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come back again in the not too distant future.

Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

The house was beautiful and had some amazing views from the upstairs balcony, we fit 11 people in comfortably and everyone loved it. Thanks

Date of stay: August 2017
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you for this feedback. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at The Burren.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Our family of 4, plus one friend stayed at the Burren for two weeks while visiting from the states. From the drive up the lane to the house we fell in love. It was the perfect location for visiting family in Downpatrick (quick 10-15min drive)....More

Date of stay: June 2017
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Jukka77, VR Owner at The Burren, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at The Burren and hope you will come back !

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Secure Parking
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
Water Park Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Whether you just take long walks on the strand and absorb the stunning views of the Mourne Mountains or you schedule a new activity for every day, we think there is something for everyone in this beautiful area: • Tyrella offers a fantastic safe sandy beach ideal for walkers, artists and for family play. • The Burren is a terrific base for a golfing tour. There are five good – two, world renowned – courses within a 10 mile radius and a links gem on the Ards peninsula that you reach via the Strangford/Portaferry ferry. From the world famous Royal County Down and the stunning coastal scenery of Ardglass, to the local member clubs and pay-to-play courses, there are two constants – a warm welcome and sporting courses that you will want to tell everyone about. • For epicureans, there are n...
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Burren

The Burren is able to accommodate up to 11 guests. See all property details.

The Burren has 3 bathrooms available. See all property details.

The Burren has 4 bedrooms available. See all property details.

Stays at The Burren must last at least 2 nights. See all property details.